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Motor enzyme protects genome through several mechanisms
Published: 08 Feb, 2019

A helicase, Pfh1, can protect the genome from DNA obstacles and damages associated with cancer.

WCMM grants postdoctoral Fellowships at the Faculty of Medicine
Published: 07 Feb, 2019

Four collaborative pairs receive funding from WCMM for joint postdoctoral Fellowships.

Swedish Tumor Microenvironment Meeting in Umeå 2019
Published: 24 Jan, 2019

During three days, April 9-11, the Swedish Tumor Microenvironment Meeting is held at Umeå Folkets Hus.

A molecular switch for stopping inflammation
Published: 11 Jan, 2019

A component has been identified as a novel regulator that can deactivate the immune system.

9 million to cancer research from the Sjöberg Foundation
Published: 21 Dec, 2018

Researchers Per Fransson and Daniel Öhlund receive 9 million SEK from for research in pancreatic cancer.

Umeå researcher one of five to receive Starting Grant
Published: 18 Dec, 2018

Ronnie Berntsson is one of five researchers in Sweden to receive a Swedish Foundations Starting Grant 2018.

Peace prize laureate Mukwege lectures in Umeå
Published: 23 Nov, 2018

On Saturday 15 December, Nobel laureate Denis Mukwege will hold a special lecture in Aula Nordica.

Blockage of protein a possible way to obstruct injuries to radiation therapy
Published: 20 Nov, 2018

Injuries of radiation therapy against cancer can be orevented by blocking the activity of a plasma protein.

Abdominal obesity common among women in rural Indonesia
Published: 24 Oct, 2018

Abdominal obesity is seven times more common among women than among men in Indonesia's rural area.

Privatised education did not lead to more doctors in Tanzania
Published: 03 Oct, 2018

Press release about Nathanael Sirili's dissertation

Fernström Prize for research on bacterial cell walls
Published: 14 Sep, 2018

Felipe Cava has been awarded the 2018 Fernström Prize at Umeå University. His research group...

ALS disease mechanism discovered
Published: 04 Sep, 2018

The discovery can open up for novel pharmaceutical developments in the future.

Major European grant to newly recruited Umeå researcher
Published: 30 Aug, 2018

The European Research Council grants an ERC Starting Grant of 1.5 million euro to the group leade...